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Video: One of the best treks in the world - The Santa Cruz Trek, Peru

Check out my experience!

Tips for a great trek:

Take it slow and steady as you are trekking in high altitude.

- Appreciate the beautiful vistas… 6 more words

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Brazilian Sausage Party X We Need to Stock Up on Liquor Like Motherfuckers Once We Get to Rio

I had breakfast with my Austrian girls before they left to take a thirty hour bus ride to Rio de Janeiro that morning.  Jessy and I would be flying to Rio tomorrow morning, so we concluded that we’d likely arrive before the Austrian girls would.   949 more words

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Brazilian Congress passes ‘Internet constitution’ ahead of global conference on web future

Ahead of a two-day Net Mundial international conference in Sao Paulo on the future of the Internet, Brazil’s Senate has unanimously adopted a bill which guarantees online privacy of Brazilian users and enshrines equal access to the global network.The bill known as the “Internet constitution” was first introduced in the wake of the NSA spying scandal and is now expected to be signed into law by President Dilma Rousseff – one of the primary targets of the US intelligence apparatus, as leaks by former NSA analyst Edward Snowden revealed.Rousseff plans to present the law on Wednesday at a global Internet conference.The bill promotes freedom of information, making service providers not liable for content published by their users, but instead forcing the companies to obey court orders to remove any offensive material. 9 more words

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The Galapagos Islands

Sorry its taken this long to post about the Galapagos, the study portion of Study Abroad has been taking up most of time since I got back. 2,045 more words

Ecuador

Cono Sur - Cabernet Sauvignon Carmenere (2012)

Origin: Valle Central, Chille


Year: 
2012
Alcoholic %: 14.0
Cork it or Cap it: Cork it!
Price: $10-$20  

Appearance: Cherry red, medium bodied
Nose: subtle, earthy… 37 more words

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Root: 1 - Cabernet Sauvignon (2012)

Origin: Colchagua Valley, Chille

Year: 2012
Alcoholic %: 13.5
Cork it or Cap it: Cork it!
Price: $10-$20  

Appearance: Cherry red, light-medium bodied
Nose: Lots of fruit flavour, sweet like jello. 25 more words

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Copacabana, Isla del Sol og Puno

12-15 mai:
Fraa La Paz starta me turen oppover mot Cusco. Fyrste stopp var ei natt i Copacabana. Her budde me i ei koseleg, rund hytte me peis og full pakke. 274 more words

South America